Posters of ocean liners going somewhere fun from just a little while back. British. Kenneth Shoesmith, graphic artist. Living from 1890 to 1939, he was a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the British Society of Poster Designers.

"Royal Mail Line cruising steamer Atlantis in the Suez Canal." 20th c.
“Royal Mail Line cruising steamer Atlantis in the Suez Canal.” 20th c. Image © 2019 Sea Breezes Publications Limited. Fair use license. via http://www.seabreezes.co.im/index.php/news/cruise-news/1676-kenneth-shoesmith
Royal Mail Lines calendar illustration. ca. 1935.
Royal Mail Lines calendar illustration. ca. 1935. Image in the public domain. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/36844288@N00/5187352809
Poster. 20th c.
Poster. 20th c. Image © Copyright 2018 ODON WAGNER GALLERY. Fair use license. via https://odonwagnergallery.com/works/14358/
"Royal Mail Cruising Steamer "Atlantis" at Stockholm." 1913.
“Royal Mail Cruising Steamer “Atlantis” at Stockholm.” 1913. Collection of the Sjöhistoriska Museet. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://digitaltmuseum.se/021015757821/royal-mail-cruising-steamer-atlantis-at-stockholm-kenneth-shoesmith

Travel posters that make me want to time travel back to Yugoslavia in the 1930’s when they were done. Janez Trpin, graphic designer (1908-1973).

"Winter in Yugoslavia." 1936. Color lithograph.
“Winter in Yugoslavia.” 1936. Color lithograph. Janez Trpin, graphic designer. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/janez-trpin-1908-1973-winter-in-yugoslavia-5526160-details.aspx
"Slovenija." ca. 1930's.
“Slovenija.” ca. 1930’s. Collection of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Italy. Cc0 License 4.0. via http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/sigecSSU_FE/ricercaFaccetteGeneriche.action?statoCosa1=1&nomeBread=Beni%20storici%20e%20artistici&authorityFileCorrelatoSchede=S4000013&nomeAutore=Trpin%20Janez&valoreRicerca=&keycodeAutore=@ICCD10522002@&sbiancaBreadCrumbs=yes
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“Visitez la Yougoslavie.” ca. 1930’s. Janez Trpin, graphic designer. Image in the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/visitez-la-yougoslavie-janez-trpin.html?product=poster

Travel posters that will make you want to hop on the next flying boat for Melbourne. James Northfield, graphic designer (1887-1973).

"The Blue Mountains, New South Wales." ca. 1930's.
“The Blue Mountains, New South Wales.” ca. 1930’s. F.W. Niven Ltd., Melbourne, printers. © Estate of the artist. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JAMES-NORTHFIELD-(1887-1973).-AUSTRALIA—THE-BLUE-MOUNTAINS-2524+++++++3+-++690074
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“Centenary, Australia 1934-35.” ca. 1935.© Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html
"Coolangatta, South Queensland." 1950's.
“Coolangatta, South Queensland.” 1950’s. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html
Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920's.
Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920’s. © Estate of the artist. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/prints-works-on-paper/more-prints-works-on-paper/james-northfield-original-vintage-1920s-travel-advertising-poster-james-northfield-australia/id-a_1218523/
"Parrots." ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors.
“Parrots.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors. Printed by F.W.Niven Ltd., Melbourne. © Estate of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/james-northfield-1887-1973-australia-parrots-5944295-details.aspx

Cuban film posters from the collections of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Poster for the film "Canoa."
Poster for the film “Canoa.” Issued in 2017. Giselle Monzón, graphic designer. Born in 1979. Image © Cuban Film Poster Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Fair use license. via https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/25480
"Cartas del parque." Issued in 1989.
Poster for the film “Cartas del parque.” Issued in 1989. Eduardo Muñoz Bachs, graphic designer. Image © Cuban Film Poster Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Fair use license. via https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/25421
Poster for the film "La Ciudad: Un Filme de Tomás Piard." Issued in 2015.
Poster for the film “La Ciudad: Un Filme de Tomás Piard.” Issued in 2015. Nelson Garcia, graphic designer. Image © Cuban Film Poster Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Fair use license. via https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/25404
"Fresa Y Chocolate." Issued in 1999.
Poster for the film “Fresa Y Chocolate.” Issued in 1999. Pedro Luis Donéstevez, graphic designer. Image © Cuban Film Poster Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Fair use license. via https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/25383

Posters of various places not all of which I am sure looked like that. British. Commissioned by the Empire Marketing Board which shut down in 1933.

"Let The Whole Empire Load The Christmas Tree." 1927-1933.
“Let The Whole Empire Load The Christmas Tree.” 1927-1933. In the public domain. via https://www.reddit.com/r/ukpolitics/comments/7kdd6x/let_the_whole_empire_load_the_christmas_tree/
"South African Oranges." 1927-1933.
“South African Oranges.” 1927-1933. George Sheringham, illustrator. Image © Library and Archives Canada. Fair use license via https://imperialglobalexeter.com/2015/01/19/announcing-a-new-website-imagining-markets/
"The Produce of the Home Country Crowns the Christmas Feast." 1927.
“The Produce of the Home Country Crowns the Christmas Feast.” 1927. Austin Cooper, illustrator. Image © Empire Marketing Board Archive at Manchester Art Gallery. Fair use license. via http://vintageposterblog.com/2010/07/27/the-volkswagen-problem/#.XamZSuhKhTs
"Jerusalem." 1920's-1933.
“Jerusalem.” 1920’s-1933. Image © Pictorem. Fair use license. via https://www.pictorem.com/52624/1920%20Original%20Empire%20Marketing%20Board%20Poster%20for%20Jerusalem.html

Wonderful posters by Italian painter, illustrator and poster designer Marcello Dudovich. Living from 1878 to 1962, he participated in the 1920 and 1922 Bienalles in Venice. Also won a gold medal at the 900 Universal Exhibition in Paris.

"Macedonia." ca. 1931. Colored lithograph.
“Macedonia.” ca. 1931. Colored lithograph. Printed by Publivox, Genéve. © Estate of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/marcello-dudovich-1878-1962-macedonia-5611155-details.aspx
"Venezia Lido." ca. 1930. Color lithograph.
“Venezia Lido.” ca. 1930. Color lithograph. Backed on linen. Collaboration with Marcello Nizzoli. Printed by G. Scarabellin, Venezia. © Estates of the artists. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/marcello-dudovich-1878-1962-and-marcello-nizzoli-1887-1969-5944284-details.aspx
Cover for the April 1928 issue of the illustrated magazine "Il Secolo XX."1928.
Cover for the April 1928 issue of the illustrated magazine “Il Secolo XX.”1928. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.italianways.com/marcello-dudovich-paints-a-great-picture-of-venice/
Poster advertising fashions and new products done for the Mele fashion store, Naples. 1912.
Poster advertising fashions and new products done for the Mele fashion store, Naples. 1912. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2019 Listal.com. via https://www.listal.com/list/marcello-dudovich-ads1

Advertising posters for airships from the mid-1930’s when they were the most stylish way to travel. All by the very gifted German illustrator Jupp Wiertz.

"En 2 Jours vers l'Ameriqué du Nord!" 1936.
“En 2 Jours vers l’Ameriqué du Nord!” 1936. Poster picturing the Hindenburg zeppelin (LZ-129) soaring over the skyscrapers of Manhattan from the year before the New Jersey crash. French version of the poster. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939). Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JUPP-WIERTZ-(1881-1939).-EN-2-JOURS-VERS-L’AM&201;RIQUE-DU–2515+++++337+-++754846
"A Pleasant Trip to Germany." ca. 1935.
Jupp Wiertz (1888-1939) “A Pleasant Trip to Germany.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors backed on linen. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1888-1939). Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jupp-wiertz-1888-1939-a-pleasant-trip-5429799-details.aspx
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936.
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936. Printed by Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. French text, poster made for the French market. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939) Printer: Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/artist-jupp-wiertz-1881-1939-size-23-3-8-x-32-3-4-in-59-3-x-83-2-cm-43616787?perPage=50&page=2